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"I'm not afraid of death; but dying scares the hell out of me."
Jack Cleary

"Death ends a life, not a relationship."
Jack Lemmon

"We must love one another or die."
Jack Lemmon

"Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life."
John Muir

"Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people."
Kahlil Gibran

"For what is it to die, but to stand in the sun and melt into the wind?"
Kahlil Gibran

"'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it."
Lord Byron

"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
Leonardo da Vinci

"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."
Mark Twain

"You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea."
Medgar Evers

"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."
Mark Twain

"All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live."
Mark Twain

"All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing."
Maurice Maeterlinck

"When you're dead, you're dead. That's it."
Marlene Dietrich

"You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everybody dances with the Grim Reaper."
Robert Alton Harris

"To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead."
Samuel Butler

"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist."
Stewart Alsop

"Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon."
Susan Ertz

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